Monthly Archives: April 2012

Plan Your Move to Illinois Compass 2g

In December 2012, Illinois Compass 2g (powered by Blackboard Learn 9.1) will replace Illinois Compass (powered by Blackboard Vista). The sooner you plan your move the easier your transition will be to Illinois Compass 2g if you currently use or … Continue reading

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White Paper Explores Social Pedagogies

Social media is everywhere in education, so it’s not surprising that research on what it means to share and build knowledge has become a hot question in the halls of academia. A whitepaper written by Randy Bass and Heidi Elmendorf, … Continue reading

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Sharing Information in Today’s Online World

Wiki, Blogs, Podcasts, QR Codes, Infographics, RSS Feeds, Google Docs – What are these tools and technologies? How do you disseminate information online? Do you have information you would like to share but don’t know how? Below is some basic … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Google Docs

Google Docs is a free and powerful online cloud based office-like suite of applications. It allows users to create, edit and share a variety of document types without the need to install separate software on their computers. Collaboration is simplified … Continue reading

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Free Lynda.com Online Training

WebStore and CITES Training Services is now offering free access to the entire lynda.com online training tutorial library for all students, staff, and faculty of the University of Illinois. Lynda.com is widely recognized as the industry leader in online learning … Continue reading

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